Samurai Shodown (2019) soundtrack streaming on Spotify

Jerry on 2021-09-18
Developer SNK has published the digital soundtrack for the Samurai Shodown fighting game series reboot (2019), known in Japan as "Samurai Spirits. The music score is streaming on Amazon Music Unlimited, Spotify and Apple Music.

Set in the late 18th century, the fantastical lore of the swordfighting tournament draws on Japanese folklore and artistic developments emerging from the Tenmei era of the nation's history. Clocking in at approximately three hours in length, the soundtrack for the game is by Mayuko Hino, Naoki Kita, Minori Sasaki, Kensuke Inage and Jun Hoshina, among other artists.

For their first collaboration with SNK Corporation, French publisher Wayô Records pressed both vinyl record and compact disc editions. A 13-minute preview of the soundtrack can be viewed on the French publisher's YouTube channel.

Samurai Shodown launched for the arcades, and has been ported to Xbox One and Series S|X, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Stadia and Windows. From the product page:
“Iza jinjô ni… Shôbu!” Be prepared for the battle! Wayô Records and SNK Corporation are pleased to announce their first collaboration project! For the coming of the new Samurai Shodown game from the legendary fighting game series, we are proud to present the international release of its soundtrack in both CD and vinyl formats!

With its beautiful Japanese instruments, the music of Samurai Shodown 2019 combines the power of modern times with the spirit from the roots of the series, performed by the best traditional Japanese players, including the legendary HIDE×HIDE duo! This soundtrack features the theme song Revive the Soul and each of the character themes, for a total of two hours of epic music!
Wayô Records - Samurai Shodown - (Vinyl) / (CD)